Lively sessions of learning and rehearsing a colourful music mix from Eastern Europe and the Balkans, in straight and ‘weird’ time-signatures, from folk and Romani traditions. We study various songs and pieces, famous ‘must-play’ tunes as well as unknown and rare treasures.
Here some videos from the Balkan Ensembles debut performance, 17th March 17 at the City University: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNCsSjIb8A45I88dVjw1unr_0YA81ttWZ
Summer term 2019 sessions start on
Tuesday the 23rd April 2019.
Although it is a weekly progressing class, you can start any time ...
Location: Bethnal Green, Chapel behind the Gallery Cafe,
Old Ford Road, E2 9PL
Please get in touch for precise details:
The course is suitable for singers and instruments of any shape, range and tuning, including plucked strings. We have a piano, so up to 2 pianists can attend. Guitarists/bassists and other accompaniment instrumentalists are welcome as long as they are happy to focus on the above. PERCUSSION is very welcome, please get in touch for details.